Smoothies. They’re so good and yet I never make them anymore. Why is this? I have no idea – other than cleaning my blender, which isn’t even really that big of a pain. And Weston thinks the sound of the blender is hilarious. Even more reason, right?
I guess I need to say this though: I don’t usually like a typical smoothie with banana and frozen fruit. They’re OK, but if I’m going to put in the effort to make a smoothie I’m probably wanting something sweet and trying to be “good” about it. Which means I probably want chocolate. Which means that I want a good fruit that goes with chocolate.
Enter the chocolate covered cherry smoothie. I think it’s kind of sexy because, well, it’s chocolate-covered PLUS it makes me feel good, which is also sexy. Win-win! And with Valentine’s Day around the corner I’m thinking I’ll take all the sexy I can get!
CHOCOLATE-COVERED CHERRY SMOOTHIE
- 1 cup Silk Pure Almond Unsweetened Vanilla
- 1 cup frozen dark cherries
- 2 Tbsp cocoa powder
- 1 Tbsp miniature chocolate chips (optional)
- Stevia or other sweetener to taste
Combine all ingredients in a high-powered blender and blend until smooth. Serve cold.
And even better? The calorie savings versus nonfat milk are sizable!
- Calories: 280
- Protein: 12.3 g
- Carbs: 51.9 g
- Fat: 7.0 g
- Saturated Fat: 4.2 g
- Cholesterol: 4.9 mg
- Sodium: 136.2 mg
- Fiber: 12.1 g
Using Silk Pure Almond Unsweetened Vanilla:
- Calories: 200
- Protein: 4.9 g
- Carbs: 42.0 g
- Fat: 10.1 g
- Saturated Fat: 3.9 g
- Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
- Sodium: 188.8 mg
- Fiber: 13.1 g
Total caloric savings over milk: 80 calories!
I was compensated by FitFluential LLC for this campaign. All opinions are my own.